snath

[ snath ]
/ snæθ /

noun

the shaft or handle of a scythe.

Nearby words

  1. snatch,
  2. snatch block,
  3. snatch squad,
  4. snatcher,
  5. snatchy,
  6. snathe,
  7. snazzy,
  8. sncc,
  9. sncf,
  10. snead

Also snathe [sneyth] /sneɪð/.

Origin of snath

1565–75; unexplained variant of snead (Middle English snede, Old English snǣd)

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British Dictionary definitions for snathe

snath

snathe (sneɪð)

/ (snæθ) /

noun

the handle of a scythe

Word Origin for snath

C16: variant of earlier snead, from Old English snǣd, of obscure origin

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